Qawmane Wilson charged in his mother's murder; Yolanda Harris shot to death in Uptown in 2012

Qawmane Wilson, 24, Eugene Spencer, 22, and Lorian Johnson, 23, are charged in the murder of Wilson's mother, Yolanda Holmes.

December 24, 2013 12:17:16 PM PST
Qawmane Wilson, 24, allegedly arranged the murder of his mother, Yolanda Holmes, 45, at her Uptown apartment.

Wilson faces two felonies charges of murder and home invasion in the September 2012 murder. Eugene Spencer, 22, and Lorian Johnson, 23, are also charged in the case. Spencer faces first-degree murder.

Holmes owned an Uptown beauty salon.

In a statement, police say Wilson "arranged to have his mother murdered" by Spencer on September 2, 2012 in the 1000-block of West Montrose. Johnson is identified as Spencer's driver.

Wilson was arrested on December 22. The two others were arrested on December 23, 2013.